CJI Chandrachud honored at Harvard Law School, given highest professional honor 'Award for Global Leadership'

CJI DY Chandrachud has obtained the degree of Master of Laws and Jurisprudence (LLM) from Harvard Law School in 1982-83 and Doctorate of Jurisprudence (SJD) in 1983-86. On Saturday at Harvard Law School, CJI DY Chandrachud had an in-depth conversation with the school's professor David Wilkins. The award to the CJI was announced on January 11.

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CJI Chandrachud honored at Harvard Law School, given highest professional honor 'Award for Global Leadership'

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud was honored with its highest professional honor 'Award for Global Leadership' by America's prestigious Harvard Law School. The award to the CJI was announced on January 11.

CJI DY Chandrachud has obtained the degree of Master of Laws and Jurisprudence (LLM) from Harvard Law School in 1982-83 and Doctorate of Jurisprudence (SJD) in 1983-86. On Saturday at Harvard Law School, CJI DY Chandrachud had an in-depth conversation with the school's professor David Wilkins.

During this, the CJI talked about the initiatives taken in the Supreme Court in the first year of his tenure. These include the integration of technology into court processes and the launch of a handbook to tackle gender stereotypes. Referring to the legal aid clinics at Harvard, the CJI said law students should be included in the clinical legal model, where they are actively involved in real cases in local areas.

He also shared his concern over the mental health of lawyers and suggested that senior lawyers and judges as well as law schools should develop mechanisms to train students to deal with stress and mental health.

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Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer